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Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 11:07 AM CST

Coppell Baker Turns Cookies Into Art

Coppell Baker Turns Cookies Into Art

Coppell baker Suzy Cravens wows judges with her creative cookies.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 04:06 PM CDT

Veteran Jack Bradshaw, 96, on Flying With British RAF

Veteran Jack Bradshaw, 96, on Flying With British RAF

There are two truths you’ll learn about Mr. Jack Bradshaw. One of them, he says, is that he's been lucky most of his life. The second is that he absolutely loves flying airplanes.

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 11:34 AM CST

Texas Museum of Broadcasting Opens in Kilgore

Texas Museum of Broadcasting Opens in Kilgore

“I can’t deny it! I mean I woke up one day and noticed I had over 50 TV cameras and then you go, ‘well, what am I going to do with this stuff?’” asked Conrad. His answer: open a museum.

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 at 04:36 PM CST

Greenberg Smoked Turkey Endures as Holiday Staple

Greenberg Smoked Turkey Endures as Holiday Staple

Greenberg Smoked Turkey in Tyler is a holiday tradition for many families, especially in Texas. The company will ship 200,000 turkeys all over the country before the end of the year.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 04:02 AM CST

Member of Original Doo Wop Group Still Singing at 82

Member of Original Doo Wop Group Still Singing at 82

An 82-year-old Doo Wop singer from Fort Worth is joining another local entertainer to get back in the spotlight.

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 at 04:06 AM CDT

A Look Inside 'Adult Night' at South Dallas Roller Rink

A Look Inside 'Adult Night' at South Dallas Roller Rink

Thursday nights are “Adult Night” at Southern Skates Roller Rink in Dallas.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 at 04:14 AM CDT

Ghost Sightings at Historic Sons of Hermann Hall

Ghost Sightings at Historic Sons of Hermann Hall

Regulars at Sons of Hermann Hall, in Deep Ellum, say the building is haunted.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 07:50 PM CDT

Artist Painting Mavs Spray-Paint Mural Credits God's Gift

Artist Painting Mavs Spray-Paint Mural Credits God's Gift

Although he’s been spray painting for around four years, Josh said his talents and gifts came at birth. ”God has been wowing me all my life with what he’s put in me,” Mittag said. He’s continuing to share his...

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 06:48 PM CDT

Texas Connects Us: 'Jack's French Frys'

Texas Connects Us: 'Jack's French Frys'

Jack's French Frys are a State Fair of Texas staple.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 04:20 AM CDT

90-Year-Old Funnel Cake Queen Still Rules State Fair

90-Year-Old Funnel Cake Queen Still Rules State Fair

At 90-years-old, Wanda “Fern” Winter, known as the Funnel Cake Queen, has been a part of the State Fair of Texas since 1969.

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